LS2 Annual Meeting in Lausanne, Feb. 12-13, 2018 – deadline abstracts: Dec. 10, 2017

Dear all
It is my great pleasure to invite you to participate in the next edition of the LS2 Annual Meeting in Lausanne on February 12 and 13, 2018 with the topic “Metabolism & Signaling in the Life Sciences”. The LS2 Annual Meeting is the biggest meeting in the life sciences in Switzerland. It brings together Swiss Life Scientists, as well as researchers and industry partners.

The meeting will consist of:

  • 4 excellent international plenary speakers (Sharon Tooze, Herbert ‘Skip’ W. Virgin, Andrea Ballabio, Tamotsu Yoshimori)
  • 10 scientific symposia with invited speakers and speakers selected from abstracts covering a broad range of life science topics: Molecular & Cell. Biosciences (x2) – Neurosciences – Infection/Proteomics – Physiology – Systems Biology – Autophagy/Cell Death – Experimental Pharmacology – Bioinformatics – Physics of Biology
  • The full program with all speakers is available here:
  • A large poster session mixed with an industry exhibition
  • Free public panel discussion on CRISPR/Cas9
  • Postdoc competition “PIs of Tomorrow” with the 5 finalists from over 80 (inter)national applications
  • Science Crowdfunding evening event
  • Two lunch Career Roundtables about Non-Academic Careers & Careers Out of the Box
  • The Award Ceremonies of the Lelio Orci Award and the Friedrich-Miescher-Award
Further information can be found at:
Register until Sunday 7 January 2018.
Poster Submission until Sunday 10 December 2017.
Special prices exist for BSc, MSc, and members of LS2!
Please find attached additional information, flyers, and the preliminary program. All invited speakers are listed in the detailed program on:
On behalf of the entire LS2 organising committee, I am looking forward to seeing you in Lausanne in February!
Kind regards,
Carolin von Schoultz (LS² Scientific Officer)
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